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Stories by Jody-Anne Lawrence

Published:Monday | May 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Not too long ago, a friend asked me to make something for her granddaughter's scalp. I must admit it made me a bit nervous because my almost 30-year-old scalp can take more than a child's. However, I altered my most recent scalp treatment recipe to...

Published:Friday | May 12, 2017 | 9:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It was  a beautiful evening under the clouds at the Mona Visitor’s Lodge last Monday when the European Union (EU) celebrated Europe Day and the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. The venue was filled with diplomats, politicians,...

Published:Thursday | May 11, 2017 | 12:16 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It's the season of colours and while we are getting busy retrofitting our wardrobes to bring in the colours, it is time we do the same for our diet. To feed our eyes and appetites with all the brightness of Spring, we beckoned the expertise of Chef...

Published:Monday | May 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

As an expectant mother one is given a number of dos and don'ts, a lot of healthy tips and also a lot of myths and a lot of things to expect that just did not happen. This week, Flair asked a few mothers what was the one thing they were told would...

Published:Sunday | May 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Summer is on the horizon, and designer Keneea Linton George is way ahead of the times with her 2017 Summer Collection.Filled with beautiful prints, bold colours and whimsical, light outfits tapping into...

Published:Friday | May 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Terra Nova All Suite Hotel in St Andrew was filled with well-wishers and supporters as the South African High Commission in Jamaica celebrated National Day last week Thursday.It was a night of celebration - another opportunity to recognise the...

Published:Monday | May 1, 2017 | 12:02 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When we think of our teachers, we do not think of fashionistas or trendsetters. However, these forgotten treasures in our society are capable of being cute, chic, and classy without blurring the lines of authority and professionalism. So with the...

Published:Monday | May 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The job of a teacher is one that is often taken for granted, but teaching a group of any age is no joke. Trying to keep them interested, inspired, motivated, and educated is no easy feat.Psychiatrist Dr Shane Alexis defines stress as one going...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Fashion that is a reflection of the soul - carefree, comfortable, allowing freedom of movement, standing out elegantly in a crowd. That is the inspiration behind Indigo Soul.Like her designs, the woman behind the...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

As a 'naturalista', I thought I had a strong knowledge and reasonable expectations of a woman of colour's hair, but I learnt a new thing from my very own sister, who recently did the big chop.There are no concrete rules as it pertains to natural...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sometimes you don't choose your career - it chooses you. That was the case for young entrepreneur, social media specialist Chelan Smith.She always enjoyed blogging, but she did not think it would become a big...

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

What better way to rebrand a drink that boosts your energy than watching a movie that gets the blood pumping? Monumental Partners got it right with the 'Fast 8' premiere at Carib Five on Wednesday, April 12.It was lights, camera and action...

Published:Sunday | April 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

International Women, Jamaica hosts an afternoon with Juliet HolnessA quick journey through rural St Andrew to the lovely property of Rose Bennett Cooper and the late Cecil Cooper brought together a group of beautiful and talented women from...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

I have always wanted to make a clay mask. It might sound silly but I was always fascinated by seeing women with the mud look on their face all spa-like, with a glamorous glow after they washed off the gunk.I was gifted a turmeric mask. It was nice...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"Friendship between women is different than friendship between men. ... It's my women friends that keep the starch in my spine, and without them, I do not know where I would be," were the words of American Actress, Jane Fonda.There...

Published:Sunday | April 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Farewell to a beautiful mind - Professor Carolyn Cooper retiresBold, beautiful, talented and inspirational are just a few words to describe the rare gem that is Professor Carolyn Cooper.Academics of the past, present and future came together to wish...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

SACHA is known for it is buttercup setting powder that is great for highlighting. This is a must have for makeup lovers but this 39-year-old brand is finally ready to show Jamaica that it is much more than buttercup...

Published:Monday | March 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The fun thing about DIYs and skincare is that many of the ingredients are found in your kitchen and backyard. Now, I am going to enter your kitchen to tell you about some of the things that are great for your skin.Avocado is on the hit list....

Published:Monday | March 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

How often do we hear "you are what you eat." when we might notice that certain foods trigger a pimple and a water gives you that glow, we hardly think of our diet when it comes to our hair. Sometime what we eat does affect whether or hair looks dull...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Love is something that we do not always choose; sometimes it chooses us, but then again, there are some men who choose one that is not healthy. They often choose women who are not emotionally available or ones in whom they are...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When it comes to skincare and other beauty tips, many of us take to social media to see pictures of our favourite 'instabloggers' - mostly international - but now we have our own go to with - Hair Skin...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Authors are artists in their own right, they paint the picture with words and this is what makes them especially creative. Kingston Bookshop acknowledges these treasures and decided to celebrate Jamaica's local talent at a soirÈe Thursday, March 9....

Published:Thursday | March 16, 2017 | 12:49 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

There is often unexplained discomfort in the stomach. At times, it is so severe that we try several remedies which are not necessarily helpful. To avoid worsening the situation....

Published:Thursday | March 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Many of us eat food for more than just nutrition - for comfort, pleasure, and yes, even for fun. In a time when many of us are trying to live a healthy lifestyle, eating a healthy, well-balanced meal, we often struggle with finding the time to...

Published:Monday | March 13, 2017 | 12:01 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

During our hectic work schedule, it is important that we take care of our mind body and soul. When it comes to body we think of our health but our exterior also matters. We tend to feel good when we look good. So here are a few skin and hair care...

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